NEUROLOGY

Sarcoidosis of the Nervous System

Aug 12, 2019 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Sarcoidosis of the Nervous System

Keywords sarcoidosis, neurosarcoidosis, inflammation, immunosuppression, CSF, MRI, systemic disease, cranial neuropathies   Sarcoidosis was first described in 1877 by Sir Jonathan Hutchinson as a disease of the skin. At the…

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Neurologic Complications of Imaging Procedures

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Keywords complications, MRI, CT, neuroradiology, neuro interventional procedures   Neurologic complications of imaging procedures are varied and largely related to either local complications of an invasive procedure or complications arising…

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Neurologic Aspects of Sleep Medicine

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Keywords sleep, neurology, sleep physiology, polysomnography, circadian neurobiology, neuroanatomy of sleep, obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm disorders, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, parasomnias, Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, headache, stroke, epilepsy…

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Functional Neurologic Symptom Disorders

Aug 12, 2019 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Functional Neurologic Symptom Disorders

Keywords functional, conversion, psychogenic, somatization, pseudoseizure, nonorganic   The assessment, treatment, and understanding of patients with neurologic symptoms that remain unexplained after appropriate medical investigation continue to be a source…

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Fungal Infections of the Central Nervous System

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Keywords fungal, meningitis, abscess, immunosuppression, Cryptococcus , Coccidiomycosis, Candida   Recognition of fungal infections of the central nervous system (CNS) is increasing in frequency due to the growing population of…

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Neurologic Complications of Vaccination

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Keywords viral diseases, vaccines, pertussis, measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus, smallpox, hepatitis B, adjuvants, encephalitis   Yet it was with those who had recovered from the disease that the sick and…

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Parasitic Infections of the Central Nervous System

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Keywords cerebral malaria, sleeping sickness, amebic meningoencephalitis, eosinophilic meningitis, neurocysticercosis, echinococcosis, strongyloidiasis, onchocerciasis, loiasis, neuroschistosomiasis   Protozoans and helminths are responsible for a significant burden of human disease, disproportionately affecting…

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Nervous System Complications of Systemic Viral Infections

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Keywords viruses, viral meningitis, aseptic meningitis, viral encephalitis, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, prion diseases, acyclovir, gancyclovir, foscarnet, postinfectious encephalomyelitis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalopathy, transverse myelitis, cerebellar ataxia   Invasion…

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HIV and other Retroviral Infections of the Nervous System

Aug 12, 2019 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on HIV and other Retroviral Infections of the Nervous System

Keywords HIV/AIDS, HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder, HIV-associated dementia, antiretroviral therapy, primary HIV infection, opportunistic infection, HIV-associated myelopathy, HTLV, HTLV-associated myelopathy, tropical spastic paraparesis, peripheral neuropathy, cerebrospinal fluid   Human immunodeficiency virus…

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